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Social media moguls: how independent beauty brands have the edge on the internet

31-May-2017 - Compared to more traditional, larger beauty players - with some notable exceptions, including L’Oréal - indie beauty brands have generally been leading at the forefront of the industry when it...

Special Newsletter - Indie Brands

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

31-May-2017 - The indie beauty category has been leading the way when it comes to ground breaking and innovative products, so we at Cosmetics Design thought it a good idea to pick...

Indie Beauty: Where ideas, inspiration, innovation, and investments happen in the cosmetics and personal care industry today (part 2 of 2)

31-May-2017 - The independent beauty movement is unstoppable. It’s no longer niche and it’s no longer negligible. Here Cosmetics Design examines all things indie—what’s trending, how conventional beauty is responding, and more....

Indie Beauty: Where ideas, inspiration, innovation, and investments happen in the cosmetics and personal care industry today (part 1 of 2)

31-May-2017 - The rise of independent brands has been called everything from a competition to a revolution and by several monikers much better or worse (depending on the perspective). Here, Cosmetics Design...

Makeup brush manufacturer Anisa International celebrates 25 years in the cosmetics business

31-May-2017 - Anisa Telwar-Kaicker, the woman who launched and leads the global company, started her business as a distribution and marketing venture. Since then, Anisa International has grown in size and scope...

CDIB Capital invests in L&P Cosmetics

31-May-2017 - South Korean facial skin care name, L&P Cosmetics, receives an undisclosed sum from CDIB Capital, the private equity arm of China Development Financial.

Kanebo Cosmetics to reach China in 2020

31-May-2017 - Skin care, make up and hair care beauty producer, Kanebo Cosmetics, prepares to launch its latest line of skin care products in China for 2020.

Exclusive interview

Food waste enters cosmetics formulations part II: Revenue-building

31-May-2017 - As organisations develop their sustainability plans, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst for beauty and personal care at Mintel looks at how the innovative use of food waste is providing revenue-building...

Korea updates functional cosmetics classification

30-May-2017 - Recent amendments to Korea’s Cosmetics Act have reassigned four categories of quasi-drugs to functional cosmetics.

Japanese hair and beauty artist receives Globe Educator Award 2017

30-May-2017 - Masa Ohtake is recognised for his contributions to the global beauty industry and support for other students embarking on a cosmetics career through his leadership at Shiseido Beauty School.

Exclusive interview

Food waste enters cosmetics formulations part I: Innovation opportunities

30-May-2017 - As organisations develop their sustainability plans, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst for beauty and personal care at Mintel looks at how food waste is attracting both large-scale and niche companies.

Kao releases its mid-term K20 plan

29-May-2017 - On 18th May 2017, cosmetics and chemical name, Kao, revealed its 2017 Integrated Report detailing how it plans to expand globally over the next four years.

Exclusive interview

Sunless tanning: Is there a niche?

29-May-2017 - While sunless tanner sales rise in the West, we spoke to Jane Jang, Senior Beauty Analyst at Mintel on why the market remains still in Asia as consumers opt for...

Laura Mercier Cosmetics launches in Canada

25-May-2017 - Having been acquired by Shiseido Americas Corporation last year, the prestige brand’s portfolio of color cosmetics, skin care, bath and body care, and fragrance is now available in Canadia. Several...

Spotlight on Biomimetic Materials

25-May-2017 - Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking...

Guest article

K-beauty forecasting: product trends making it West

25-May-2017 - In this guest article, K-beauty consultant Ju Rhyu reveals her insights into the new Korean beauty products and categories making their way to western markets.

The Estée Lauder Companies announce new leadership for skin care, hair, and color cosmetics brands

24-May-2017 - This week the beauty company announced new executives and a leadership transition plan that will affect four prestige and luxury brands. The changes taking place are meant to ensure accelerated...

Exclusive interview

Conservative spending habits impact product, positioning and price

24-May-2017 - With fear acting as a key driver in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market, we caught up with Delon Wang, Trends Manager, Asia Pacific at Mintel and asked about the impact that...

APAC tourists choose Japanese beauty

24-May-2017 - Loyal customers throughout Asia-Pacific are strengthening Japan’s export market through repeat purchases made after returning from their travels.

Hindustan Unilever prepares Citra for India launch

24-May-2017 - Consumer goods company Hindustan Unilever (HUL) reveals it is getting set to bring its skin care brand, Citra, to India.

Chinese league of legends team partners with Gillette

23-May-2017 - EDward Gaming (EDG),  the professional eSports League of Legends team in China, will support Gillette in its efforts to boost male grooming market share in the leading APAC nation by...

Oat Cosmetics selects distributors in Malaysia and Taiwan

23-May-2017 - Oat-derived cosmetics ingredients manufacturer and supplier, Oat Cosmetics, has appointed distributors in Malaysia and Taiwan to build upon Asia-Pacific demand for natural cosmetics.

Its'Demo releases Pokemon-inspired cosmetics

23-May-2017 - Japanese lifestyle company Its’Demo leverages the success of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, launched on home soil, to promote its Pokemon-themed cosmetics range.

Euromonitor analyst weighs in on Colgate-Palmolive potential sale

23-May-2017 - Euromonitor, a market research provider, has released analyst insight on the potential Colgate-Palmolive sale.

in-cosmetics Korea to celebrate country’s €10 bn domestic market

22-May-2017 - As Korea Customs Service reports a 44% increase in cosmetics imports from Korea in 2015 to 2016, and as the K-cosmetics market is expected to reach €10.95 bn this year,...

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